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Commemorating the dead : texts and artifacts in context : studies of Roman, Jewish, and Christian burials

Author: Laurie Brink; Deborah A Green
Publisher: Berlin ; New York : Walter de Gruyter, ©2008.
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Analyzes and interprets the material remains of Roman period burials in light of ancient texts. This book engages in a cross-disciplinary conversation on the impact of Roman and Jewish burial customs  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
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Commemorating the dead.
Berlin ; New York : Walter de Gruyter, c2008
(OCoLC)642418020
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Laurie Brink; Deborah A Green
ISBN: 9783110200546 3110200546
OCLC Number: 191206939
Description: xiv, 386 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Contents: An overview of the intellectual history of catacomb archaeology / Amy K. Hirschfeld --
Housing the dead / Andrew Wallace-Hadrill --
Commemorating the dead in the communal cemeteries of Carthage / Susan T. Stevens --
Dining with the dead / Robin M. Jensen --
Sweet spices in the tomb / Deborah Green --
From Columbaria to catacombs / John Bodel --
Roman and Christian burial practices and the patronage of women / Carolyn Osiek --
From Endymion in Roman domus to Jonah in Christian catacombs / David Balch --
Looking for Abericus / Margaret M. Mitchell.
Responsibility: edited by Laurie Brink and Deborah Green ; with an introduction by Richard Saller.
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"Ein Abkurzungsverzeichnis, eine ausfuhrliche Bibliographie und ein Register machen diesen hochst verdienstvollen Band zu einer inspirierenden Grundlage fur weitere Forschungen zur antiken Read more...

 
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